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Measuring changes in groupworking skills in undergraduate students after employer involvement in group skill development

  Examined changes in students' group skills before and after employer feedback and in students receiving and not receiving feedback, and the relationship between skill level and performance on the assignment. Experience with employer-observed group work increased students' self-rating of their skills; teams with a good knowledge of team processes obtained high marks, but did not rate themselves more highly

  • Type:

    Article

  • Date:

    31 July 2001

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • ISSN:

    0260-2938

  • Library of Congress:

    L1 Education (General)

Citation

Laybourn, P., Goldfinch, J., Graham, J., MacLeod, L. & Stewart, S. (2001). Measuring changes in groupworking skills in undergraduate students after employer involvement in group skill development. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education. 26, 367-380. ISSN 0260-2938

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Keywords

group working skills; employer involvement; change; employer attitudes; employers; feedback; group activities; group experience; higher education; interpersonal competence; self evaluation (individuals); skill development; undergraduate students

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